Native protein chromatographically purified from Porcine Pancreas
>=300 units per gram dry weight. One Unit hydrolyzes one micromole of cholesterol ester per minute at 37°C, pH 7.0.
Determination of cholesterol in serum and plasma, with cholesterol oxidase or peroxidase; Synthesis of optically active alcohols and carboxylic acids (via ester hydrolysis, esterification, or transesterification).
Store at -20°C.
Cholesterol esterase catalyzes the hydrolysis of sterol esters into their component sterols and fatty acids.